Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Spacious lounge with woodburner and views over the farm
Spacious lounge with woodburner and views over the farm
Relax in front of the woodburner
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Triple bedroom
Property detail
Explore Dartmoor National Park
Guests can help out on the farm with various seasonal activities
Garden area
View towards the property
Less than hour to Wembury Beach
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The Cobbles,

Dartmoor National Park (7mls W), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Delightful cottage situated on a working sheep farm
  • Located in the desirable Tamar valley at the foothills of Dartmoor National Park
  • Close to the historic town of Tavistock with its independent shops and indoor pannier market
  • Within easy reach of Plymouth’s wide range of restaurants, stylish boutiques, galleries and bars
  • Nearby attractions include the National Marine Aquarium, Buckland Abbey and Morwellham Quay
  • Guests are welcome to get involved in various seasonal farming activities
  • Lots of lovely walking trails for families with dogs - Tamar Trail and pretty woodland walks 
Property code: 44019

This bright and spacious property is the perfect choice for families looking for a slice of farm life with the beautiful Dartmoor National Park on the doorstep.

Situated just seven miles from Dartmoor National Park, an abundance of walks and cycle trails are just a stone’s throw away. Just a short stroll from the property you will enjoy magnificent and far-reaching views. Closer to home, the village of Bere Alston offers your local amenities, while the historic town of Tavistock is well-worth a visit for its famed indoor pannier market. Don’t miss a trip to Plymouth, where you will have your pick of a range of restaurants, bars and cafes, including those at the thriving foodie district of Royal William Yard. Other nearby attractions include the National Marine Aquarium, the Theatre Royal Plymouth, Buckland Abbey, Morwellham Quay and many National Trust properties and gardens. Weir Quay on the River Teign and Lopwell on the River Tavy offer fishing enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of angling.
Prepare and enjoy your meals in the spacious farmhouse style kitchen/diner, which boasts exposed beams and plenty of light through dual-aspect windows. Here you will find an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer, together with a large kitchen table for enjoying family meals together. After a long day exploring the local area, head upstairs onto the first floor to relax and unwind in the lounge, which has timber flooring, a woodburner, TV/DVD and rural views over the farm. The two light and airy bedrooms are located on the second floor. One is a double with exposed ceiling beams and timber flooring, while the other is a spacious triple with three full sized single bed. The bedrooms share a contemporary tiled bathroom with shower over the bath and a WC.
Step outside into the enclosed garden area to enjoy an al fresco meal using the garden furniture and BBQ provided. Depending on the time of year, and health and safety guidelines,children are invited to take part in seasonal farming activities such as feeding the lambs.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 triple 1 bathroom  
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Woodburner – first basket of logs included
  • TV/DVD
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed garden area with furniture and BBQ 
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Shops, pub and restaurants within walking distance
  • Mobile signal may be intermittent depending on service provider

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Hannah, 25th May 2019

A beautiful cottage, spacious and full of character! Location was lovely and we felt very welcomed by Wendy upon arrival. We loved it here, our 2 children and our 2 dogs loved this holiday one of the best UK holidays weve had

Reviewed by Anna, 11th May 2019

One of the best cottages we have stayed in. Comfortable, well equipped and good location. Such a warm welcome and friendly helpful owners. Will be going back.

Reviewed by Christina, 23rd November 2018

Spent a long weekend in November so the weather was not on our side but the cottage was very cosy and welcoming. The small front garden was enclosed so you can let your dog out and keep an eye on him with no stress! We found a couple of very nice dog friendly pubs not far away and a wood where we could go for a lovely walk with our dog off lead - wRead moreould love to come back in the Spring Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 16th November 2018

Our 3rd trip to The Cobbles. Highly recommended if you want a peaceful and relaxing break.

Reviewed by Carol, 3rd October 2018

A lovely cottage, comfortable and welcoming. Very clean and well equipped. One of the best cottages we have ever stayed in. Lovely owners too.

Reviewed by Andy, 1st September 2018

The Cobbles was delightful. Ray & Wendy were lovely, they were friendly and helpful if ever we needed advice. Little touches like fresh flowers and a welcoming cream tea made the holiday something special. From the gentle quacking of the ducks in the morning to relaxing in the peaceful surroundimgs. Seeing ponies on Dartmoor and finding local walksRead more our hosts had kindly recommended near the Quay It was a brilliant holiday. Hide

Reviewed by D, 25th August 2018

Excellent property in an excellent location with excellent hosts!! Thank you so much for a very enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Lisa, 18th August 2018

The Farm House was a real haven of peace in a wonderful tranquil position. It really was a home from home and made our holiday a restful and refreshing time. Ray and Wendy were really kind and welcoming and the cream tea that greeted us was delicious! We would highly recommend 'The Cobbles'!

Reviewed by Linda, 4th August 2018

Very comfortable, spacious cottage. Exceptionally friendly and helpful owners next door but never intrusive. Don't be put off by this being a working farm, it was clean and quiet.

Reviewed by Sharon, 23rd July 2018

Beautiful cottage Wonderful hosts

Reviewed by Rob, 10th July 2018

Excellent cottage in an ideal location for visiting Dartmoor and the surrounding areas with easy access to North Cornwall. Cottage was very clean and extremely comfortable to relax in after a days activities. Owners provided a welcome cream tea and milk, tea and coffee supplies on arrival. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Thomas, 30th June 2018

We were welcomed from the moment of our arrival. The location is perfect for country lovers and convenient for Dartmoor and the coast. The accommodation is immaculately maintained, spacious and sunny. We would love to return for more holidays there.

Reviewed by Calum, 18th June 2018

Fantastic location for which provided quick access to Dartmoor national park (10mins) & other areas for dog walks.

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Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Farmhouse style kitchen/diner
Spacious lounge with woodburner and views over the farm
Spacious lounge with woodburner and views over the farm
Relax in front of the woodburner
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Triple bedroom
Property detail
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